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    October 1, 2012
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up by two points, upperwithin the margin of error. another poll has obama leading in swing states but trailing among independents. who do you believe? >> in a telephone calls every day, whether it is the staff of one particular candidate or a party, telling me that the numbers are skewed. believe them, don't believe them, either way, these constantly changing surveys are a big part of our political world. >> talk to voters, and if there is one thing they are tired of almost as much as negative ads it is polls. >> the problem is the change from day to day. how valid are they? >> i do not watch them. >> skeptics come from both sides of the aisle. they say number-cruncher's could have a motive or gather flawed
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data. while there are plenty of true believers. >> i think they're pretty reliable. >> others say politicians downplay the data. >> what do you think when you see polls? >> bair interesting snapshot. >> tim kaine is cautious about a southern -- sudden breakthrough. >> you always have to adopt a reasonably pessimistic poll as your guide because you do want to stay energized. >> look of the presidential race. 61% of voters think the president will be reelected regardless of who they support. that has the campaigns were in some will stay home on election day, thinking it -- worried that some on election day will stay
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home thinking it is all over. >> personally my mind could change at the last minute. >> talk about democratic intensity. after the convention, 81% of democrats call themselves extremely likely to vote. that number now 75%. >> outdated voter registrations could keep thousands of virginians from voting on november 6th. if you do not receive your ballot, there is a good chance you are not registered. if you have moved since the last election, this could affect you. >> the white house is downplaying reports of a cyber attack. the beacon reported the chinese hackers tried to infiltrate the white house military office. an official told political that
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the attacks amounted to a targeted e-mail laced with now where. no data was stolen and classified information was never at risk. >> a suicide bomber has taken more lives in afghanistan. he ran a motorcycle packed with explosives into a u.s. afghan patrol not far from the border. this follows on the heels of an attack by a armed forces on americans over the weekend. the creator of the anti-muslim film -- or at least a trailer -- has a new county on his head. pakastani lawmakers are offering two hundred thousand dollars to anyone who kills him. another man had previously offered $100,000. he is currently in jail for violating the terms of his probation. >> a judge has continued the case of a man accused of murdering a school
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superintendent in upstate new york. anthony taglianetti is accused of killing school superintendent keith reed. >> a college professor described as the residence santa claus is dead following a car accident. a carpet jumped the sidewalk and hit the 60-year-old as he walked his dog. rhett leverett a history professor at marymount university. police believe the medical episode cause the driver to crash. >> there is a movement to provide more safe parking for the disabled. one in 10 meters are being converted to redtops. export pc's read the meter program got started last march and -- dc's meterred top meter
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program got started last march and lasted all of two weeks because nobody liked it. the handicap did not like it because their parking used to be free. the non-handicap did not like it because it took away more of their parking. >> i cannot take chances on getting a parking space where there are not any designated handicapped spaces. >> she says she often does not allow the casino's parking will be impossible. at a news conference today council member mary shea said if she has her way d.c. will have a lot more red top parking meters for handicapped only. >> we want to provide a real comer reasonable opportunity for disabled people to come and park just like anybody else. >> 1800 parking spaces, more than 10%, would be for disabled drivers only.
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>> it is going to be a big pain in the budget. i mean, i don't see a lot of them getting used by handicapped people. >> of the handicapped, i do, but don't take away hours. >> suzanne richardson thinks it is only fair for the government to provide spaces as it requires businesses to. earlier today we saw a land rover with a handicap sticker in the window parked at a meter. we waited for the driver to return. the driver was not a handicap. we said, where is the handicapped person? he said it was his mother who was nowhere to be seen. he got in and drove away. anybody can part get these meters until the new law is passed. -- partk st these meters until
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the new law is passed. >> coming up, a new bug could cost you money. what is and how to fix it. >> occupy d.c. is back. >> areas of light rain across the metro area.
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>> this scene is reminiscent of one year ago, dozens rallying in a show of force against the banks and the government. isn'tthose behind occupy d.c. marked their first anniversary. >> while they are no longer a constant fight, that does not mean they have gone away. >> to mark the one-year anniversary, occupy d.c. protesters took over parts of case street downtown during rush hour this morning. that certainly got the attention of commuters. tonight, they are having an event at freedom plaza. this movement admits it is hard to get their message out. they still want to be heard. >> we are the 99%. >> ococcupy d.c. never left
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the movement, even after police ended their encampment. >> i was having a good time, living in the community, a free rent free food, good thoughts. >> he says full-time protesters live life righteously, sleeping wherever they can. >> i still live outside. >> this full time protester insists that even though they are no longer occupying because much of the media attention has gone away, they have still spawned a worldwide movement. protesters took to the streets today. they remain connected through social media. she was in australia for the anniversary and insists the anti wall street message resonates.
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>> it resonates with billions of people across the planet, especially the billions living on less than two dollars per day. >> you can see the tent set up here at freedom plaza. a few people are starting to gather. the rain is coming down. they do say there will be protests here tonight, but now that they are no longer allowed to camp out, they admit it is harder to get attention and get the movement's message out of . rebecca cooper, abc 7 news. >> still ahead many iphone users are dealing with an expensive surprise in their phone bill. how you can fix the glitch. >> rain is on the way. doug will tell us when we need the umbrella. >> live a national park, they have already made it into the
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playoffs, but can they win the division?
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>> apple has found a problem with the iphone 5 that could cost you money. a glitch has been found in the verizon version that makes users think they are using a wife i hotspot when they are actually using a a -- wifi hotspot when they're actually being charged for data. you can change this in the settings. >> mark zuckerberg, wearing a suit and tie, met with the russian prime minister to discuss recruiting programmers in russia. >> nice to see you. >> good to see you. the clouds had rolled in. we will have a little light rain, but i do not think it will interfere with the game. we're going to start our
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coverage with a time lapse from this morning through this afternoon. this is in virginia, just spectacular this morning, high clouds and the sun coming up in the east. clouds continue to roll in through the day with a few light sprinkles. that is what we have in the area right now. no heavy rain though, just a few light showers at times. tonight, a 72 and 54 the high and low. 74 and 56 are the averages. the record back in 1941 was 93 degrees. we do have a the 80's on wednesday. au pair patches of light rain here. -- there are patches of light rain developing. no heavy rain expected this evening. the rain little steadier overnight. that is the scoop right now. if you have an umbrella, it is a good idea to take it with you,
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but light showers should be the story. 68 in frederick winchester 61, 63 in manassas. the clouds have been increasing steadily throughout the day. in southwest tennessee, there is a warm front extending off to the east. there is also action to our west. that is how we're going to get temperatures in the 70's tomorrow and lower 80's on wednesday. the only part of the forecast that is tricky is during the day tomorrow. we may have afternoon showers and thunderstorms. the possibility is there throughout the day. it may be in the morning, afternoon or evening. tomorrow, showers likely from time to time, mid-70's. the next seven days show a spike in temperatures after a
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wednesday morning shower. 82 degrees a high. as we head into friday, just a bit cooler, partly cloudy and pleasant. then cooler air arrives for the west of the weekend -- rest of the weekend. >> now the toyota sports does brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> let's go to rick mcanally at national park. >> -- brit mchenry national park. >> ryan zimmerman told me if they get an early w., the celebration will be much more epic, much more electric than when they clinched a playoff. >> the fans are getting into it. there is a spark a round in d.c. is nice. >> to be able to come home and
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take care of business, especially in front of the fans, i mean, they have been through a lot of this like we have and they deserve it just as much as us. >> rg3 had an electrifying performance sunday night. he threw 323 yards. he had a touchdown. he tied a redskins record for most in a season. he had a game-winning drive and continues to flourish under pressure. >> i was talking to the rough on the sideline. before they hit the in field goal he said you want them to make this so you can take the ball down the field and win. i was like, yak, but i also want him to miss the field goal. it was a lot of fun for us to go out there and win the game the way we did. >> someone who did not thrive under pressure was billy pandit. he missed three field-goal
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attempts before making the 41- charter that won the game. even if it was not pretty, a win is a win. makes all the difference in the locker room. >> it gave us momentum, confidence and mapsthat losing out of the atmosphere. it is always good to have a win. >> they held their media day to day. john wallace out eight weeks with a knee injury, but all the players were out there today. the wizards begin training camp tomorrow. the team and coaches really want to improve on last season. they are optimistic, and so is wall that he will come back and be just fine. >> i think they can win a lot of
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games without me. i will be with my teammates and do what they need to to be able to come back. >> the big story tonight nationals-phillies. this is huge. they could win the nl east 29. we will have all the coverage at 11:00. >> [ male announcer ] for the
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>> this is a view of the park. it looks a little cloudy. >> i do not think there will be a downpour. there may be a few sprinkles. i think that will be the pattern along with patches of light rain. there might be a slight delay. >>probably not. no rain in the southeast. more patches coming in from the shenandoah valley. we will keep an eye on that for you. we'll get some showers a a a tomorrow, maybe some thunder. it will be much cooler by the weekend.
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i'm barack obama and i approved this message. [ mitt romney ] there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what... who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it... and they will vote for this president no matter what... and so my job is not to worry about those people. i'll never convince
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them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives.
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